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Table 3 Participant demographics and health status

From: Does postural sway change in association with manual therapeutic interventions? A review of the literature

Study Participant health status Gender (n) Age Weight Height
   Female Male in years in kg in cm
     Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Persson et al. [21] Cx root compression      
physiotherapy 14 10 47 (8) 75 (16) 171 (2)
healthy 8 12 45 (9) 75 (12) 177 (11)
Lafond et al. [20] chronic neck pain 1 0 45 - -
Jones [27] healthy 23 19 22.5 (5.7) - -
Vaillant et al. [19] healthy 0 17 74.5 (9.6) 73.2 (12.3) 165.6 (9.3)
Nolan [28] unclear 12 10 18-45 - -
Ruhe et al. [22] NSLBP 21 17 39.8 (10.5) 79.3 (12.4) 178.1 (8.4)
Levy et al. [29] healthy unclear(12 total) 20-50 - -
Alburguerque-Sendin et al. [23] healthy 23 9 21.9 (3.4) - -
Giemza et al. [24] hip osteoarthritis 0 80 68.5 (3.7) 75.7 (9.4) 169.6 (6.8)
  healthy 0 30 69.3 (3.2) 74.0 (7.5) 172.3 (5.1)
  1. Cx: cervical, NSLBP: non-specific low back pain.
  2. - : not described.